Keelboat

Audi Melges 20 Worlds - Kilroy feels the heat FULL STORY HERE

Three more races at the Audi Melges 20 World Championship on Lake Garda and Italy's Achille Onorato has cut American John Kilroy's lead to four points. Onorato put together the best series of the day, a 6, 1, 4 while Kilroy struggled with a 14, 12 and then came good in the final race to take his second race win. Guido Miani of Monaco slipped to third, a 30th in the middle race spoiling his 1 and 3 series for the day and knocking him back in the points.

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29 August 2014 21:38 GMT
Dinghy

420 UK Nationals - Final day blown away FULL STORY HERE

All further racing was cancelled at the 420 Class Open & Nationals taking place at Hayling Island SC. The results are therfore as published at the end of racing Thursday - with Jemima Lawson and James Taylor of Emsworth SC/HISC the new British Champions. Second were Tim Riley and Lily Summers of Warsash SC/Emsworth SC and in third Max Clapp and Joseph Burns of Royal Southern YC/Spinnaker SC.
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29 August 2014 13:37 GMT
News

RORC and RCYC to merge FULL STORY HERE

Members of the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) and the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, Cowes (RCYC) have confirmed that the two clubs will merge to form one club. At Extraordinary General Meetings an overwhelming majority of members voted in favour of the merger, in the case of RORC 93% and in the case of RCYC (Cowes) 87% of members that voted.
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29 August 2014 9:39 GMT
Dinghy

Craig and Lewis sail away with RS400 Nationals FULL STORY HERE

Nick Craig and Toby Lewis sailed away with the RS400 Nationals at Mounts Bay. Winning races 6 and 7 they also took a second behind Jim Downer and Jono Price in race 8 to take the championship title by seven points. Downer and Price finished runner-up, while Mike Sims and Richard Brown had a consistent day of 3, 3, 4 to snatch third overall, with Jon Goringe and Nicola Bass dropping to fourth.

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29 August 2014 7:47 GMT
News

It's an ill wind as South heads North

British boat builder, Southerly Yachts, has gone bust . . . again. Originally known as Northshore Yachts which went bankrupt in 2013, only to rise again as Southerly Yachts. It has now failed again but the Itchenor Shipyard has re-opened for business under the name of Northshore Shipyard Ltd. The FRP Advisory has appointed a receiver but the land and buildings at Itchenor and the mouldings and intellectual property rights to the Southerly, Fisher and Vancouver yacht brands, together with equipment and machinery, are controlled by other companies.
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29 August 2014 7:15 GMT
Dinghy

International 14 POW Week - New winners, same leader FULL STORY HERE

Day 2 of the International 14 Monkey Marine Prince of Wales Cup and Championship Week taking place at Castle Cove SC. And although not a winning day for Archie Massey and Harvey Hillary of Itchenor SC, they keep their overall lead. Winners Thursday were Ben McGrane and James Hughes in the first race and Glen Truswell and Sam Pascoe in the second. None of this changes the top of the leaderboard, the first four retaining their positions.

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28 August 2014 17:25 GMT
Keelboat

Melges 20 Worlds - Samba Pa Ti is in first place overall FULL STORY HERE

Three additional races were added to the scoreboard on Thursday, Day Two of the 2014 Audi Melges 20 World Championship hosted by Fraglia Della Vela Riva. With a substantial 14-point lead, American John Kilroy on Samba Pa Ti is in first place overall. Monaco's Guido Miani aboard Monaco Racing Fleet had a phenomenal day, winning two of the three daily races. Tied with points and seated in third on countback is current Audi Sailing Series leader Dario Levi on Fremito D'Arja. Achille Onorato’s Mascalzone Latino Jr. is fourth, and overnight leader Alessandro Rombelli on STIG had a very disappointing day falling to fifth overall.


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28 August 2014 21:18 GMT
Dinghy

420 UK Nationals - Black Flag day at HISC FULL STORY HERE

Second day of racing at the CurraDinghy 420 Class Open & Nationals taking place at Hayling Island SC and a new leader after three more races. Despite a black flag penalty in the second race, Jemima Lawson and James Taylor take a three point lead. Tim Riley and Lily Summers also move up into second, also picking up a BFD and now in third are Max Clapp and Joseph Burns, eight points off the leaders. After their storming first day, Morgan Dibb and Rosie Watkins drop back to sixth.
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28 August 2014 16:46 GMT
Dinghy

International 14 POW/Championships kick-off at Castle Cove FULL STORY HERE

Archie Massey and Harvey Hillary of Itchenor SC won the two opening day races of the International 14 Monkey Marine Prince of Wales Cup and Championship Week taking place at Castle Cove SC this week. Massey and Hillary were chased home by Glen Truswell and Sam Pascoe in the first race, and by Ben McGrane and James Hughes in the second. Overall Massey and Hillary lead from Truswell and Pascoe, with Douglas Pattison and Mark Tait in third.
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28 August 2014 10:21 GMT